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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Board Meeting
Date 12/16/2009 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
7:00:04 PM Gulledge Called the Board meeting of Wednesday, December 16, 2009 to order and invited those in attendance to join in the Pledge of Allegiance. After the Pledge, asked for a roll of those officers present. Answering the roll call were Trustees Limberg, Schmidt, Bell, Kostyshock, Garcia and Short. Also in attendance were Clerk Long, Attorney Wigginton, Public Works Director Presson, Building and Zoning Administrator/Fire Chief Flaugher, Police Chief Schardan, Comptroller Brussatti and two (2) reporters.
7:00:55 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve the December 2nd meeting minutes. Asked if there were any questions, additions or subtractions to the minutes as prepared by the Clerk. There were none. Motion to approve was made by Schmidt and seconded by Limberg. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:01:28 PM Gulledge Called for approve of the bills submitted for payment. Asked if there were any questions, additions or subtractions to the bills. There were none. Motion to pay was made by Bell and seconded by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:02:03 PM Gulledge Went to Communications.
7:02:22 PM Long Presented a letter of resignation from the Community Improvement Board from Matthew Ruder. She read the letter in its entirety. Presented a letter of resignation from the Police and Fire Board from Michael Pamatot. She read the letter in its entirety.
7:04:50 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to place the Communications on file. Motion was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Short. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:05:21 PM Gulledge Went to Legal Matters and asked Attorney to discuss.
7:05:48 PM Wigginton Presented Ordinance 2009-32, 2009-2010 Tax Levy. He read the highlights of the ordinance.
7:10:08 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2009-32. Motion was made by Schmidt and seconded by Limberg. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:10:48 PM Wigginton Presented Ordinance 2009-33, Levy and Assessment of Taxes for 2009/2010 Fiscal Year for Special Service Area #3. He read the ordinance in its entirety. Explained this ordinance will authorize the levy of $19,821.
7:12:36 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2009-33. Motion was made by Short and seconded by Kostyshock.
7:12:57 PM Limberg Asked where the area is.
7:13:04 PM Gulledge Explained it is Lynn Hi by the hospital. With no further questions or comments, asked for a roll call. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell -yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:13:44 PM Wigginton Explained the next ordinances are for tax abatements, which will abate taxes the Village could have levied for various improvements over the last ten years. Presented Ordinance 2009-34 Abating Tax Levied for 2009 to pay the principal of and interest on $935,000 in General Obligations Combined Water Works and Sewage System and Refund Bonds, Alternative Revenue Source Series 2001-A. Read the Ordinance in its entirety.
7:15:59 PM Gulledge Called for motion to approve Ordinance 2009-34. Motion was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:16:41 PM Wigginton Presented Ordinance 2009-35 Abating Tax Levied for 2009 to pay the principal of and interest on $2,000,000 in General Obligation Bonds Construction and Equipment for Village Complex Improvements Alternative Revenue Source Series 2001-B. Read the Ordinance in its entirety.
7:17:59 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2009-35. Motion was made by Schmidt and seconded by Bell. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:18:34 PM Wigginton Presented Ordinance 2009-36 Abating Tax Levied for 2009 to pay for the principal of and interest on $850,000 in General Obligation Combined Water Works and Sewage System Bonds Series 1997.
7:19:05 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2009-36. Motion was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:19:38 PM Wigginton Presented Ordinance 2009-37 Abating Tax Levied for 2009 to pay the principal of and interest on $3,005,000 in General Obligation Bonds Alternative Revenue Source Series 2009-A relating to a bond issue done on July 15, 2009.
7:20:20 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2009-37. Motion was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Bell. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:20:54 PM Wigginton Presented Ordinance 2009-38 Abating the Tax Levy for 2009 to pay the principal of and interest on $485,000 in General Obligation Refunding Bonds relating to a bond issue from July 19, 2009.
7:21:41 PM Gulledge Called for a motion to approve Ordinance 2009-38. Motion was made by Short and seconded by Schmidt. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:22:22 PM Wigginton Presented Ordinance 2009-39 Abating the Tax Levy for 2009 to pay the principal of and interest on $705,000 in General Obligation Bonds Alternative Revenue Source Series 2009-C. Stated the ordinance relates to the bond issue done July 15, 2009.
7:23:08 PM Gulledge Asked for a motion to approve Ordinance 2009-39. Motion was made by Schmidt and seconded by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:23:39 PM Gulledge Went to Old Business.
7:23:45 PM Schmidt Made a motion to pay Volunteer Firefighters $1.85 per point for a total of $62,556.99. Second to the motion was made by Bell. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - abstain. Motion carried.
7:25:21 PM Schmidt Made a motion to approve the property valuation of $190,000,000 for the 2009-2010 Tax Levy, with a total amount to be levied of $1,987,500 for a calculated rate of 1.0461. Stated a copy of the levy is available for inspection at the Village Hall. Second to the motion was made by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock -yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:26:56 PM Bell Made a motion approve the proposal from AT&T for cellular service for fifteen (15) phones as discussed at Caucus. Stated the phones are covered by AT&T for defects except for water damage. Explained there is an insurance program for a charge, in which he does not recommend participation. Stated they are eligible for upgrades every year, and at two years they are eligible for upgrades at a greater reduction in price. Made a motion to enter into the agreement. Second to the motion was made by Kostyshock.
7:28:34 PM Garcia Asked what happens if a phone is lost.
7:28:35 PM Bell Responded the Village would be responsible for purchasing a new phone. Commented with inclusion in the WSCA Agreement, employees are entitled to a 15% discount for personal service.
7:30:09 PM Schmidt Commented a stipulation was made that after a period of four to six months usage will be re-evaluated for the possibility of going to a lower-minute plan.
7:30:21 PM Bell Commented on the lower price for such a plan.
7:30:44 PM Gulledge With no further questions or comments, asked for a roll call. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - abstain; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:31:11 PM Bell Stated Comptroller will need to be informed regarding the details of costs of the phones.
7:31:52 PM Kostyshock Made a motion to pay Baxmeyer Construction Pay Estimate #7 in the amount of $113,224.05 for Lakeview Acres Road Improvements, Phase I. Second to the motion was made by Short. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:33:01 PM Gulledge Went to New Business/Trustees' Comments.
7:33:16 PM Bell Presented the winners of the Holiday Lighting Contest (copy attached). Stated in lieu of a cash prize, winners will be presented with a plaque at the second meeting in January. Stated a plaque will also be on display at Village Hall showing past, present and future winners.
7:35:41 PM Garcia Made a motion to approve pay raises of 4%, retroactive to May 1, 2009, for the following employees: Melissa Bailey, Tracy Fenton, Thelma Long, Becky Springer, Marvin Brussatti, Kevin Flaugher and Rich Schardan; and to approve pay raises of 7%, retroactive to May 1, 2009, for the following employees: Jolene Henry, Clint Jones, Matt Hoffman and Patrick Presson; and to approve a 4% pay increase for part time hourly Paramedic employee Darrin Hartman, part time hourly Paramedics and part time hourly EMT's, retroactive to May 1, 2009; and to approve a 4% increase to the monthly Clerk, Fire Chief and Assistant Fire Chief Stipend retroactive to May 1, 2009. Second to the motion was made by Kostyshock.
7:37:40 PM Gulledge Commented there are no step increases and these are strictly raises for the employees. Explained the Board has discontinued step increases for all employees. With no further questions or comments, asked for a roll call. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:38:33 PM Gulledge Went to Calendar Updates. Events were discussed.
7:40:14 PM Gulledge Went to Staff Reports.
7:40:25 PM Flaugher Thanked Board on behalf of the membership of the Fire Department for their consideration on compensation for points earned.
7:41:09 PM Gulledge Went to Business from the Floor. There was none.
7:41:20 PM Gulledge Went to Mayor's Comments. Asked for a motion to accept the resignation of Matt Ruder from the Community Improvement Board. Motion was made by Bell and seconded by Garcia. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:42:20 PM Gulledge Asked for a motion to accept the resignation of Mike Pamatot from the Police and Fire Board. Motion was made by Limberg and seconded by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:43:14 PM Gulledge Commented on the Foreign Fire Insurance Committee as discussed at Caucus. Asked for a motion to approve the appointment of the following members to this committee: Kevin Flaugher, 15 Northwood; Darin Hartman, 2113 Copper Creek Road; Ed Heath, 6909 West Main. Motion was made by Bell and seconded by Kostyshock. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:44:41 PM Gulledge Commented on the Juneau Engineering Contract for the work done at Schiber Court as discussed at Caucus. Asked for a motion to enter into the agreement. Motion was made by Kostyshock and seconded by Bell. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
7:45:46 PM Gulledge Gave Allied Waste totals.
7:46:07 PM Bell Asked if the recyclable totals are up. Gulledge responded he does not know.
7:46:26 PM Gulledge Thanked employees rewarded tonight with raises, stating they have done a good job and were patient to wait approximately six months for their raises. Wished the residents a Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday. Commented a benefactor in Maryville will be donating several large tracts of land to the Village for a park. Next, wished all volunteers a Christmas Greeting.
7:49:15 PM Gulledge Asked for a motion to go into Closed Session under 5ILCS120/2(c)1, Appointment, Employment, Compensation, Discipline, Performance or Dismissal. Motion was made by Schmidt and seconded by Bell. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
8:15:55 PM Gulledge Asked for a motion to come out of Closed Session. Motion was made by Schmidt and seconded by Short. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.
8:16:37 PM Gulledge With no further business to come before the meeting, asked for a motion to adjourn. Motion was made by Schmidt and seconded by Bell. Voting on the motion: Limberg - yes; Schmidt - yes; Bell - yes; Kostyshock - yes; Garcia - yes; Short - yes. Motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Thelma Long, Village Clerk

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